Denis O'Hare is the co-author with Lisa Peterson of the award winning Solo Performance Play, "An Iliad" (Obie, Lucille Lortel awards). Mr. O'Hare has appeared numerous times on Broadway in such pieces as "Inherit The Wind", "Sweet Charity" (Drama Desk Award), "Assassins" (Tony Nom.), "Take Me Out" (Tony, Drama Desk awards), "Major Barbara" and "Cabaret". He has also worked extensively Off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop in "The Devils" and "Vienna Lusthaus", at the New York Shakespeare Festival in "Into The Woods", "Helen", "Take Me Out" (Obie, Lucille Lortel Awards) at CSC in "The Spanish Play" and "Uncle Vanya" as well as at other theatres.
His regional work includes Seattle Rep, Arena Stage, Goodman Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, Remains Theatre and the McCarter Theatre. A prolific film and T.V. actor, Denis appeared in 2 seasons of "True Blood" as King Russell Edgington, on the premiere season of "American Horror Story" and as Judge Abernathy on "The Good Wife". Film work includes C.O.G., The Eagle, Changeling, Milk, Michael Clayton, A Mighty Heart, Duplicity, The Proposal, Charlie Wilson's War, and Garden State among others.
He is currently writing a new a new stage piece with Ms. Peterson entitled, "The Good Book" for The Court Theatre in Chicago. Mr. O'Hare is married to Hugo Redwood with whom he has a son. They live in Brooklyn, NY.